NT Apocrypha & Pseudepigrapha

A list of the best books on NT Apocrypha & Pseudepigrapha ranked by scholars, journal reviews, and site users.



All Books on NT Apocrypha & Pseudepigrapha

Score Cover Author Title Pages Series Year Tags Links
The Apostolic Tradition Bradshaw, Paul F.; Johnson, Maxwell; Phillips, L. Edward 288 Herm 2002
Shepherd of Hermas Osiek, Carolyn 292 Herm 1999
The Critical Edition of Q Robinson, James M.; Hoffmann, Paul; Kloppenborg, John S. 581 Herm 2000
Ignatius of Antioch Schoedel, William R. 305 Herm 1985
New Testament Apocrypha (2 volume set) Hennecke, E. 1963
The Didache Niederwimmer, Kurt 288 Herm 1998
The Gospel of Judas Brakke, David 320 AYB 2022
The Gospel of Thomas Valantasi, Rich 221 NTR 1997
New Testament Apocrypha: Volume One: Gospels and Related Writings 1963
New Testament Apocrypha: Volume One: Gospels and Related Writings Hennecke, E. 1963
New Testament Apocrypha: Volume Two: Writing Related to the Apostles - Apocalypse and Related Subjects Hennecke, E. 1963
James, 1 & 2 Peter, and Early Jesus Traditions Foster, Paul; Hartin, Patrick J.; Allison, Jr., Dale C.; Batten, Alicia J.; Kaden, David A.; Horrell, David G.; Watson, Duane F.; Callan, Terrance; Green, Gene L. 248 LNTS 2014
An Introduction to the New Testament Apocrypha Lapham, Fred 204 UBW 2003
Holy Terror: Jesus in the Infancy Gospel of Thomas Cousland, J. R. C. 160 LNTS 2017
A Bibliography of Pseudepigrapha Research 1850-1999 DiTommaso, Lorenzo 1072 LSTS 2001
Voices of the Mystics: Early Christian Discourse in the Gospels of John and Thomas and Other Ancient Christian Literature DeConick, April D. 192 LNTS 2001
Greek Apocryphal Gospels, Fragments, and Agrapha: A New Translation Brannan, Rick 2012
Recovering the Original Gospel of Thomas: A History of the Gospel and its Growth DeConick, April D. 320 LNTS 2005
The Original Gospel of Thomas in Translation: With a Commentary and New English Translation of the Complete Gospel DeConick, April D. 376 LNTS 2006
Other Early Christian Gospels: A Critical Edition of the Surviving Greek Manuscripts Bernhard, Andrew 208 LNTS 2006
The Gnostic Scriptures Layton, Bentley; Brakke, David 744 AYBRL 2021
A Feminist Companion to the New Testament Apocrypha Levine, Amy-Jill; Robbins, Maria Mayo 304 FCB 2006
Feminist Companion to Paul: Deutero-Pauline Writings eds. Levine, Amy-Jill 218 FCB 2005

Forthcoming Works

Year Author Title Series
forthcoming Bergren, Theodore; Buchholz, Dennis Christian Apocalypses Hermeneia
forthcoming Foster, Paul Gospel Fragments Hermeneia
forthcoming Henning, Meghan R. Apocalypse of Peter Hermeneia
forthcoming King, Karen L. Gospel of Mary Hermeneia
forthcoming Marjanen, Antti Apocryphon of John Hermeneia
forthcoming Patterson, Stephen J. Gospel of Thomas Hermeneia
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